Archive for November 9th, 2012
MEDINA — A teenage inmate hanged himself Wednesday night in a cell at the Medina County Jail, according to Sheriff Neil Hassinger.
Michale Elliot Green, 18, of Akron, was found by deputies hanging in his jail cell at 8:35 p.m. Wednesday. Green used a bath towel to hang himself, Hassinger said. After administering CPR, deputies were …Read More
COLUMBUS — A condemned killer fighting his execution because of his extreme weight does not have accessible veins in his arms or hands and could not receive a lethal injection in his legs because he is so obese, a doctor said in a court filing.
Death row inmate Ronald Post wants a federal judge to stop …Read More
MEDINA COUNTY CANDIDATES
* denotes incumbents
100 percent of precincts counted.
(Term beginning Jan. 2, 2013)
Steve Hambley (R) 50,545
Elisa Kazek (D) 28,788
(Term beginning Jan. 3, 2013)
Patricia G. Geissman (R)* 46,008
Mark E. Kolesar (D) 33,399
Neil F. Grabenstetter (D)* 57,724
Mike Salay (R)* 59,633
Dean Holman (D)* 54,441
Jill Bell (D) 32,168
Colleen M. Swedyk …Read More
Through five games, the Cavaliers have been a lot like rookie shooting guard Dion Waiters: There have been flashes of brilliance and moments of ineptness.
Reality can be found somewhere in the middle — and they’ve both been there, too.
BEREA — Numbers don’t lie, but NFL statistics are often misleading.
Case in point: Defensive end Jabaal Sheard only has 1½ quarterback sacks in the Browns’ first nine games –– putting him well off the pace from his 9½-sack rookie season.
It’s no secret Medina County is a hotbed of future college soccer talent.
This year has been no different, as a handful of former area standouts have made names for themselves in helping their respective teams to conference championships last week.
Sophomore goalkeeper Taylor Burke helped No. 10 Florida to its 10th Southeastern Conference Tournament …Read More
BRUNSWICK — Senior citizens had the chance to ask questions of city leaders Thursday afternoon and many of the about 40 in attendance were concerned about access to grocery stores, the recreation center and city offices.
Senior housing is on the outskirts of town, but shopping and city offices are closer to the center …Read More
MEDINA — The Medina County Sheriff’s Office received a computer system Thursday that will help sheriff’s detectives investigate child sexual predators online.
The $3,400 equipment was provided by the Safe Surfin’ Foundation, a national organization that promotes Internet safety, and Moose International.
MEDINA — A Brunswick man who admitted to having several sexual encounters with a 14-year-old girl was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in prison.
Jeremy A. Thomas, 23, of 4407 Laurel Road, Apt. 313, originally pleaded not guilty to one count of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a fourth-degree felony, but changed his plea to …Read More
By Thomas J. Sheeran
CLEVELAND — No deal has been struck for leniency for a teenager convicted in a deadly plot to lure men with phony Craigslist job offers, Ohio’s attorney general said Thursday.
The sentencing in Akron for Brogan Rafferty, 17, was postponed until Friday and his mother said earlier that a deal in return for …Read More